Monthly Archives: March 2007

What We Call The News

Those clever boys at JibJab have been at it again. This time their subject hits very close to home. Check out "What We Call The News." You won’t be disappointed.

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Not being a huge fan of Broadway music on CD, I didn’t know what to expect from a new batch of Stephen Sondheim CDs.  Newly remastered CDs of "Sweeney Todd," "Into the Woods," "Sunday in the Park with George" and … Continue reading

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83 Degrees in March

Could it be? That we’re actually going to be getting spring this year at the same time as the rest of the country? On a quick trip to the Twin Cities this week, we sat outside on a patio in … Continue reading

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Health Fair

Empathy jack It turned into a photo op. 

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Big Al

Congratulations to Al Aamodt who began new hosting duties on WDAY-AM’s Noonday program this week.  Al has been in television for a million years.  He’ll be "fair and balanced" and along with enthusiasm, he’ll bring something else too often missing … Continue reading


Zany Update

Thinking good thoughts as buddy Bob Zany is about to audition Tuesday for Last Comic Standing at the Acme Comedy Club in Minneapolis, in between his Friends of Bob and Tom radio and stage gigs and, of course, with the … Continue reading

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Tom Wopat

Looking forward to talking with Tom Wopat tonight on WDAZ News @5 for a lot reasons.The former "Dukes of Hazzard" actor is starring as Billy Flynn in "Chicago" at the Chester Fritz Auditorium in Grand Forks tonight and tomorrow at … Continue reading


St. Patrick’s

I can’t remember having had a more "Irish" St. Patrick’s Day than this year’s. It was spent at the American Legion Club in Langdon with about a hundred of my new, best friends. The event was the third annual St. … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza

If you’re in the Langdon area Saturday night, hope you’ll join us for the St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza.   The trouble starts at 6 pm with a social hour, then a dinner at 7 at the American Legion Club in Langdon.  Like … Continue reading

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Thanks to everybody at Halstad Municipal Fire Insurance Company for inviting me to speak at their 117th annual meeting today in Ada.  That 117 is not a typo. The company was established in 1890. Harlan Rise is only the company’s fifth general manager.  His … Continue reading

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